Job Opportunities 

With over 75 lakes, the Frontenac Arch Biosphere, and the Rideau Canal UNESCO World Heritage Site – all just a 10 minute drive north of Kingston, ON – the Township of South Frontenac offers a spectacular landscape, growing community, and attractive lifestyle that balances access to urban amenities with world-class outdoor recreation opportunities where your career can flourish.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process on request. Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection. 

For information on career postings or to apply, email or 613-376-3027.

Executive Assistant/Communications Officer

Competition #24-22-CS

Salary range: $72,599.79 – $86,431.44

Date posted: June 12, 2024

Closing date: June 26, 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Executive Assistant/Communications Officer plays an integral role within the organization and community. This position coordinates the development, execution and monitoring of various communications and media strategies and plans, responds to media inquiries, creates and maintains communications policies, procedures and training, and is responsible for maintaining the Municipality’s corporate identity and brand management. The Executive Assistant/Communications Officer supports the effective development of communications tools including websites, social media, media releases, corporate events, engagement strategies and key publications.

This position also performs a variety of administrative, special project delivery, and other support functions for the CAO in an executive assistant capacity. 


As the ideal candidate for this position, you will have:

  • Post-secondary education in office or business administration, communications, marketing, public relations or a related field.
  • Three (3) years of executive level administrative support, project management, communications or related work experience, preferably in a municipal setting.
  • Equivalent combination of administrative experience and education may be considered.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Experience with web and social media management software, content creation and related digital communications strategies is a strong asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to function and contribute within a team environment and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, ratepayers, elected officials and the general public.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to regularly meet tight deadlines.
  • The ability to attend occasional evening meetings and in rare instances, the ability to respond after regular business hours to communications needs of an urgent or emergency nature.

This is a full-time non-union position based on a 40-hour work week. The Township offers a comprehensive benefits package including enrollment in the OMERS pension plan and a progressive and supportive professional development policy. For more information, view the complete job description. Resumés and cover letters can be emailed in confidence to to the attention of Jan Minaker, Manager of Human Resources.

Swim Instructor Summer Student Position

Competition #24-07-PS

Hourly wage: $18.55

Closing date: Open

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adapts teaching approaches to the age, experience, and ability of participants so participants can meet the course objectives.
  • Plans and teaches group or individual swimming lessons/activities.
  • Provides supervision, ensuring safety of participants attending the program.
  • Communicates regularly with participants and parents to ensure awareness of progress.
  • Completes records and reports in a timely manner and returns them to Site Coordinator.   
  • Provides facility maintenance and beach clean-up.
  • Provide effective supervision and lifeguarding for all waterfront activities.
  • Understand and practice waterfront safety and emergency procedures.
  • Provides and assists with programming for day camp.
  • Participate fully in the daily schedule and in camp-wide special events.


  • Must be at least 15 years of age and have attended school in 2024.
  • Must have current certification in the following:
    • Water Safety Instructor Certification
    • National Lifeguard Certification
    • Standard First Aid with CPR-C
  • Must be familiar with the Lifesaving Society Swim for Life Program and know how to use the course material effectively.
  • Thorough knowledge and application of swimming and water safety skills and instruction.
  • Experience working with children in an activity or program setting.
  • Leadership, public relations, communication, and decision-making skills. 
  • Criminal Record check is required; Vulnerable Sector Check required for individuals 18 years of age or older

This is a seasonal non-union position based on a 40-hour work week based outdoors. Reimbursement for National Lifeguard & Water Safety Instructor Certification is available. For more information, view the complete job description. Resumés and cover letters can be emailed in confidence to to the attention of Jan Minaker, Manager of Human Resources.

Volunteer (Paid on-call) Firefighters

Competition #24-17-FS

Hourly wage: $20.67

Date posted: Friday, March 1, 2024

Closing date: Open

Duties and Responsibilities:

We are looking for fully trained firefighters who have and can demonstrate the values of trust, honesty, integrity, compassion, empathy, and teamwork to join our dedicated volunteer paid on-call team.

Our firefighters provide services for over 20,000 residents and many visitors to South Frontenac. As a member of our team, you will be responsible for the provision of all fire suppression activities that are necessary to save life and property by rapidly and efficiently performing a variety of duties. These include combatting, extinguishing and/or preventing fires, emergency medical response and aid, rescue/extrication operations, water/ice rescue, fire safety, and public education duties.

Compensation is provided for attending emergencies, training sessions, station duties and public education. See a list of all the fire stations in South Frontenac here


  • Minimum grade 12 education.
  • Certification to NFPA 1001 Firefighter Level I & II, including NFPA 1072 Hazmat Awareness & Operations.
  • Additional qualification to be considered an asset: Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card.
  • Level CPR BLS/HCP Certification and First Aid / CPR Certification (Red Cross).
  • A valid Class D driver’s license with Z endorsement.
  • Thorough knowledge of the operation and maintenance of all apparatus, equipment, and methods used in combating, extinguishing and preventing fires and in rescue work.
  • Thorough knowledge of policies, procedures and guidelines governing the Fire Department and of standing orders of the Department.
  • Working knowledge of the operation, size, and location of water mains, dry hydrants, and available water sources, as applicable to firefighting activities.
  • Current Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening satisfactory to the Employer. 
  • Applicants who live in South Frontenac or are within (10) kms of South Frontenac fire stations will be given consideration.

For more information, view the complete job description. Resumés and cover letters can be emailed in confidence to to the attention of Jan Minaker, Manager of Human Resources.

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